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A History of Hajj (Pilgramage)

A History of Hajj (Pilgramage)

A History of Hajj (Pilgramage) © Invitation to Islam Newsletter, Issue 1, May 1997 Hajj literally means 'to set out for a place'. Islamically however it refers to the annual pilgrimage that Muslims make to Makkah with the intention of performing certain religious...

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Effects and purposes of Hajj

Effects and purposes of Hajj   We ask Allaah to bless those who perform Hajj with forgiveness of sins, and for those who have not done Hajj we ask Him to grant them what they hope  for and save them from that which they fear. The aims and purposes of Hajj and...

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The Story of Ibraheem – (alaihi as-salaam)

The Story of Ibraheem - (alaihi as-salaam) From Islamic Newsletter 'As-Sunnah' Issue no: 10 Compiled by Sister Shawana A. Aziz The story of Ibraheem (alaihi as-salaam) is greatly associated with Hajj because the origin of Hajj is old as the Kaa'ba, which was built by...

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The Sacrifice (Udhhiyah)

The Sacrifice (Udhhiyah) The sacrifice – to slaughter an animal, a Camel, Cow, sheep or a Ram....depending on ones financial ability is an obligation upon those who are able, those who have been blessed with wealth. Allaah says: Say; (O Muhammad). Indeed my prayer, my...

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Salafis always refute!? Do they really?

  Salafis always refute!? Do they really?   A person may have come across individuals, Dawah organisations who ascribe to the Salafi Dawah or may have heard from others, that Salafis always refute, are hasty, judgemental. That Salafis think they are the...

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Concept of Tamyee – Testing, forcing people

The Concept of Tamyee', Testing the People, & Forcing Them to Adopt a Stance [1] Shaykh Abdul-Muhsin al-`Abbaad Reference: Rifqan Ahlas Sunnah bi Ahlis Sunnah Category: Scholars Advice It is not permissible for any student of knowledge to make ‘imtihaan’ (test) of...

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Fasting the six days of Shawwal

Fasting the six days of Shawwal   The Reward Fasting six days of Shawwaal after the obligatory fast of Ramadaan is Sunnah Mustahabbah, not waajib. It is recommended for the Muslim to fast six days of Shawwaal, and in this there is great virtue and an immense...

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